Danish Open (tennis)

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Danish Open
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Tournament information
Founded 2008
Abolished 2012
Location Copenhagen
Denmark
Venue Farum Arena
Surface Hard / indoors
Draw 32S/32Q/16D
Prize money $220,000

The Danish Open (sponsored as the e-Boks Open) was a professional women's tennis tournament played 2010–12 on indoor hard courts in Farum, Denmark north of Copenhagen. The event was affiliated with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), and is an International-level tournament on the WTA Tour. The tournament may be viewed as a continuation of the ITF event 2008 Nordea Danish Open in Odense. A plan to change surface to red clay in 2012, still played indoors in Farum, was dropped due to the cost.[1]

The tournament was selected to be held in April until at least 2015,[2] however on November 9, 2012 the event was cancelled from the 2013 WTA Tour and replaced by a new tournament Katowice Open held in Katowice, Poland.[3]

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up  Score
2012 Germany Angelique Kerber Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 6–4, 6–4
2011 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (3) Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 6–1, 6–4
2010 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (2) Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
↑   WTA International event   ↑
2009 Not Held
2008 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 6–2, 6–1
↑   ITF 100K event   ↑

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2012 Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
Japan Rika Fujiwara
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
6–2, 4–6, [10–5]
2011 Sweden Johanna Larsson
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
France Kristina Mladenovic
Poland Katarzyna Piter
6–3, 6–3
2010 Germany Julia Görges
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
6–4, 6–4
↑   WTA International event   ↑
2009 Not Held
2008 United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
United States Courtney Nagle
Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–4, 6–4
↑   ITF 100K event   ↑

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vinkel, Per Colstrup. "Farum dropper dyr plan" [Farum drops expensive plan]. politiken.dk (in Danish). Politiken. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Ingemann, Nikolaj (23 February 2012). "WTA-turnering bliver i Farum" [WTA tournament stays in Farum]. BT (in Danish). Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Il circuito WTA torna in Polonia" [Il nuovo evento sostituira´ il torneo di Copenaghen]. tennisworlditalia.com (in Italian). Matchball Tennis. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

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